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Photograph - Australian Sailors, H.M.A.S. Melbourne, World War I, 1914-1918 Reg. No: ST 039817
- Group of sailors taken on H.M.A.S.Melbourne, World War I. The image relates to the service of Stoker Sorell, W.M.
- Black and white photograph on paper.
- Description Of Content:
- Group of 22 sailors taken on board a ship, probably H.M.A.S. Melbourne. One man (Sorell, W.M.) is not in uniform. He is probably a stoker. The other men are in uniforms. H.M.A.S. Melbourne is appears on their cap tally. Sitting in the front row is a man in a slightly different uniform, possibly of a higher rank than the other men. The photo has orderly rows and an official look.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs D. Squires, 1992
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, uniforms, postcards, world war i 1914-1918, australian military forces, military memorabilia, sailors, naval forces|
|Themes this item is part of:||The Royal Australian Navy, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||shipboard life|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on back: ?POST CARD / Communication Address?
Printed vertically in centre: ?1071G?
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Australian Navy (RAN), 1914-1919|
|Person Depicted:||(Stoker) W. Sorell - Royal Australian Navy (RAN) HMAS Melbourne, 1914-1918|